High Resolution ALMA Imaging of Arp 220 and Evolution of the ISM and Star Formation in the Early Universe

Date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm PDT
Speaker: 
Nick Scoville
Affiliation: 
Caltech
Location: 
N232, Room 103
Event Type: 
Colloquium

The new Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) consists of 64 high frequency mm/submm telescopes located in Northern Chile at 16,500  ft. It has now been in operation four years. I will present new imaging of the UltraLuminous IR galaxy Arp 220 at 90 mas resolution and our survey of interstellar gas contents of galaxies in 150 galaxies at z = 1 to 4.

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